Baked Mussels With Pesto Breadcrumbs

Recipe by susie cooks
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add wine and mussels; cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes. Discard any unopened mussels, and reserve cooking liquid.
  • Allow mussels to stand until cool enough to handle. Open mussels, and discard top shells. Detach meat, and return to bottom half.
  • Combine breadcrumbs and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl; mix well.
  • Pour 1/2 inch kosher salt into a large baking pan. Place mussels on top of salt in baking pan. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of reserved cooking liquid over each mussel. Top with heaping teaspoon of breadcrumb mixture.
  • Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat 3 minutes or until breadcrumbs are lightly browned. Serve immediately.